Laura Peel

Laura Peel of Australia flying high in training before the Freestyle Skiing Ladies' Aerials Qualification.

Athlete Biography

On the Aerial Skiing World Cup circuit since 2011, Laura Peel won her first World Cup in Austria in 2012. In 2013 she won silver at the Sochi Test Event/World Cup and the Deer Valley World Cup.

The former gymnast made her Olympic debut at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, placing seventh in the women's Aerials. She fell on her first jump of qualification but finished third in the second round of qualifying jumps to make the finals. In final 1 she was fifth on 83.79 points which saw her progress however she back slapped on landing in final 2 earning 64.50 and finishing in seventh.